Saratoga County Childbirth Resources

SaratogaMama provides a compete listing of childbirth and mama/baby resources in Saratoga County.  Explore your options for the best pre & post-natal care.  Feel free to add your own comments below!

Find an OB/GYN or Midwife

Myrtle Street Obstetrics & Gynecology – 59 Myrtle Street, Suite 100, Saratoga Springs
Myrtle Street offers seventy years of combined physician experience. Their doctors, along with a midwife and nurse practitioners, offer women the personalized options in health care they deserve. Conveniently located on Myrtle Street in Saratoga Springs, across from Saratoga Hospital.

Women’s Care in Obstetrics & Gynecology – 6 Carpenter Lane, Saratoga Springs
Women’s Care in OB/GYN has been serving the needs of women for over 60 years. Women’s Care offers comprehensive care, including gynecological care, obstetrical care, screening and diagnostic services.

Saratoga Midwifery and Women’s Primary Care
At Saratoga Midwifery, we make it all about you. We encourage you to ask questions, and guide you in making the decisions that work best for you. Throughout the process, we will support you and your wishes in every way that we can. If you are looking for a personalized approach to your care, we’re just what you’re looking for. Affiliated with Saratoga Hospital.
2911 Route 9 (Exit 13), Malta, NY 12020

Saratoga Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates -7 Wells Street, Saratoga Springs
We offer complete obstetrical care, from prenatal counseling to delivery and post-partum attention.  We perform ultrasound in our office.  If you have previously had a cesarean section, we will evaluate whether your next delivery can be a safe vaginal birth.
(518) 587-1553

Family Life Midwifery (homebirth practice) – Tisha Graham, Certified Professional Midwife
Offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs

Three Sisters Midwifery Care
The midwives, doulas and monitrices of Three Sisters offer women and families holistic pregnancy, birth and postpartum support services, including homebirth midwifery, hospital labor support and lactation counseling.
406 Fulton St Troy, NY 12180
(518) 588-7122

Local Care Midwifery, PLLC – K. Michelle Doyle, CNM, NYS LM
An independent midwifery practice serving Albany, Troy, Schenectady and the surrounding areas.
Local Care Midwifery, PLLC offers high quality, compassionate, personalized care for healthy women of all ages. Services include well woman care (gynecological) and urgent care, as well as home birth services.
213 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY, 12180
(518) 238-3469

Sage-femme Midwifery – Kelly McDermott CNM/CPM LM
Provides home/hospital midwifery care; Individualized prenatal care, counseling, education and support for the childbearing year; holistic GYN and primary care for women.
706 Madison Ave, Albany, 12208
(518) 813 9290 or (518) fax 813 9291

Family Life Midwifery Care– Homebirth Services
Betsy Mercogliano, LM, CPM,CCE,CLC,RN
Doula Services
Active Birth Childbirth Education

Find a Doula

Women’s Integrative Health  – Lisa Cartier, 518-307-9810,
I am a birth and Fertility coach specializing in hormone balance and fertility issues as well as a birth and postpartum doula and a lactation consultant.
Nurtured Birth  -Lindsay Graham,  518-350-4929,
I offer birth, postpartum, and bereavement support
Vocal Birth Doula Services – Savannah Halbrook, (940) 393-6097,,
Providing professional and personalized perinatal support in the Capital Region. Services include custom childbirth education, labor support, postpartum and infant care, and placenta encapsulation.
Upstate Doulas – (518) 406-8211,
Upstate New York’s premier Doulas offering exceptional birth, postpartum support, lactation counseling, baby concierge and placenta encapsulation.
Albany Doula – Cara Del Favero, CLC, PCD, AAS, OSHA Certified Placenta Handler
Offering postpartum doula support, organic and healthy freezer meals and the area’s best and safest placenta encapsulation services.

Katie Cartwright, LMT CD(DONA)
Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Birth Doula offering support for families since 2003.

Labor with Love – Linda Seeman
A local doula offering hypno birthing classes both private and in a group setting.  Also offers prenatal, labor and birth support.
518- 583-2344

Love You 4Ever Doula Services – Bridget Epiphanie
Postpartum Doula and Certified Lactation Counselor.
(518) 796-4558

Childbirth Education

Saratoga Hospital Childbirth Education

Glens Falls Hospital Childbirth Education

Bellevue Medical Center Childbirth Education

KindNest Pregnancy Empowerment Center

ICAN of the Capital District
A chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network
Providing education and peer support for cesarean prevention, cesarean recovery, VBAC and family-centered cesareans.

Lactation Support

La Leche League of Saratoga County

Lois DelSette, RN, IBCLC  -15 Rock St, Saratoga Springs
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
(518) 505-7835

Albany Doula – Cara Del Favero, CLC, PCD, AAS, OSHA Certified Placenta Handler
Offering postpartum doula support, organic and healthy freezer meals and the area’s best and safest placenta encapsulation services.

Breastfeeding Matters in the Capital Region -Norma Ritter, IBCLC, RLC
(518) 399-5148

Love You 4Ever Doula Services – Bridget Epiphanie
Postpartum Doula and Certified Lactation Counselor.
(518) 796-4558

MilkMatters Lactation Consulting
Jillian Carter, BS, RN, IBCLC
Randie Shapiro, BS, RN, IBCLC
In-home lactation consultation. Serving the Capital District and beyond.

Community Services and other Pre/Post Natal Resources for Families

Saratoga County EOC/WIC – 39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY  12020  518-288-3232
The WIC (Women Infants & Children) Program provides nutrition counseling and supplemental food program for low income pregnant, breastfeeding women or infants and children up to five. The goal of the program is to provide nutrition education and the food, which promote healthy living enabling the best outcomes for mothers’ pregnancies and their children. Breastfeeding is promoted.

Spa City Chiropractic – Dr. Ashley Seaver, 7 Wells Street, Suite 103, Saratoga Springs  518-290-0772
Spa City Chiropractic offers chiropractic care for the whole family with special focus on pregnancy and pediatric care.  The mission of Dr. Ashley is to promote healthy growth and development for babies and children, and to help moms-to-be have a healthy, happy, and enjoyable pregnancy.
Tiny Sprouts Chiropractic – Dr. Carolyn Driscoll, 3303 Route 9, Saratoga Springs  518-350-4365
As a family-centered practice, Tiny Sprouts Chiropractic caters to the special needs of pregnancy, postpartum, babies, and kids. Because every family’s health goals are different, we will build an individualized strategy that best fits your lifestyle.

Birthright – 518-885-4117

Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-342-3720

Capital District Child Care Council – 518-426-7181

Franklin Community Center – 518-587-9826

Planned Parenthood, Saratoga – 518-584-0041  & Clifton Park – 518-383-1783

Saratoga Center for the Family – 518-587-8008

Capital Area Postpartum Support – 518-955-6770
A group meets the third Thursday of every month starting November 17th, 2011 at Saratoga Springs Library.

Postpartum Support Helpline: 1-855-631-0001

KindNest Pregnancy Empowerment Center

Baby Sleep Services 


BINX provides services to make your life with a baby easier. Sleep consulting, online classes,  car seat inspections and gear cleaning available.

Prenatal and Post Baby Fitness 

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is an innovative stroller fitness program that helps moms regain or enhance pre-pregnancy fitness levels and meet the physical challenges of parenting by emphasizing strength training in a supportive environment.  Baby Boot Camp classes offered in Clifton Park and Loudonville.  Call Britta at 518-222-5642

Prenatal Yoga, Postnatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga,
Alignment based Vinyasa,
Yoga Mandali, The Bundle Store, and Wilton YMCA

KindNest Pregnancy Empowerment Center

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